Germany is on track to miss its 2020 renewables target, with green energy sources set to cover only 16% of the country’s energy consumption by ..
News 21 Sep 2017
The EU must raise its 2030 emissions reduction target to 55% if it is to stand a realistic chance of making its contribution towards limiting ..
News 20 Sep 2017
Large majorities of citizens support the EU’s policies to tackle climate change, an EU opinion poll has found ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Scientific studies confirm an “overwhelming consensus” that biofuel policies increase food prices, a literature review commissioned by environmental groups argued on Friday ..
News 15 Sep 2017
EU lawmakers clashed on Monday evening over proposed rules for measuring CO2 emissions and sequestration in land use and forestry against 2030 reduction goals ahead ..
News 12 Sep 2017
Abolishing priority dispatch for renewable power generators would be “premature” while wholesale power markets still show distortions, according to the environment committee's lead MEP ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The Swedish government will more than double what it spends on nature conservation and environment compared with the average for 2006-2014 ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The European Parliament’s lead negotiator over reforms to the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive has urged the EU executive to produce up-to-date figures on the cost ..
News 5 Sep 2017
It is possible to satisfy energy demand for all purposes with 100% renewable sources in 139 countries by 2050, according to an academic body ..
News 25 Aug 2017
The drought affecting Portugal since the beginning of the year has crippled hydroelectric production and led to a 63% rise in average wholesale electricity prices ..
News 17 Aug 2017
Decarbonising the electricity supply will require deploying 230 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity in the North Seas by 2045, consultants at Ecofys estimated on Thursday ..
News 10 Aug 2017
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Expert proposals to classify sustainable assets in the EU and set standards for green bonds have “great potential” to help the bloc lead on green ..
News 14 Jul 2017
The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it intends to keep the EU Ecolabel in place but propose changes to make it more targeted ..
News 30 Jun 2017
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU’s energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government ..
News 26 Jun 2017